Eduardo A. Salvati, MD


Dr. Eduardo Salvati is a world-renowned hip surgeon who has dedicated his career to the care of thousands of patients, to the education and surgical training of hundreds of residents and fellows, and to the improvement of hip surgery.

Continuously serving in leadership roles, Dr. Salvati has been at the forefront of major advances in the international field of joint replacement surgery. He is in the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division at Hospital for Special Surgery and is a Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.

For his work in basic, applied, clinical and biomechanical research to refine the complex aspects of total hip replacement, he has received several honors, including four American Hip Society Awards, the Nicholas Andry Award of the American Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, and the Lifetime Achievement Awards of the Arthritis Foundation and of Hospital for Special Surgery. As a long-standing recognition for his work, Hospital for Special Surgery has established a Chair in his name.

Appointments

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Professor of Surgery (Orthopaedics), Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Subspecialty

Hip
Knee

Special Expertise

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

Awards

"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011
Lifetime Achievement Award, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2007
Lifetime Achievement Award, Arthritis Foundation, 2006
The Nicholas Andry Award, American Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
John Charnley Award, Hip Society, 2005
Eastern Orthopedic Association Award, 1999
John Charnley Award, Hip Society, 1995
Otto Aufranc Award, Hip Society, 1991
Philip D. Wilson Award, Hospital for Special Surgery, 1986, 1989 and 1993
Frank Stinchfield Award, Hip Society, 1985
Honorary Professor, University of Buenos Aires

Affiliations

Past President, American Hip Society
Past Secretary Treasurer, International Hip Society
Active Member:
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Hip Society
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
International Hip Society
New York Medical Society
New York Academy of Medicine

Education

MD, La Plata Medical School, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Residency

Clinica Ortopedica della Universita, Florence, Italy
Hospital de Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fellowship

Hip and Knee Fellow, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1972

State Licensure

New York

Eduardo A. Salvati, MD has contributed to the following articles on HSS.edu:

Editorial Appointments

Consultant Reviewer
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research
Archivio Putti

Editorial Board
Hip International
La Chirurgia degli Organi di Movimento
Long Term Effects of Medical Implants

Selected Publications

Dr. Salvati’s contributions in orthopedics are evidenced by more than 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. In addition, Dr. Salvati has lectured extensively throughout the world.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Description

Dr. Eduardo Salvati's research has concentrated on the pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and perioperative factors related to complications following total hip replacement. He has also studied the prosthetic design and clinical results of THR.

Clinical Trials

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Dr. Eduardo Salvati, Hip & Knee Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Belaire Building
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1472
Fax: 212.249.8517

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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